Is there an app for the Tube in London?
Our travel app TfL Go is built around our iconic Tube map. Add it to your iOS and Android devices to plan your journey around London.
Does GPS work on London Underground?
Passengers travelling on the London underground tubes currently have no means of knowing their whereabouts between stations. The challenge for providing such service is that the London underground tunnels have no GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or any kind of terrestrial signals to leverage.
Does Google Maps work on the tube?
Google Maps also recently added traffic updates for all roads, allowing users to assess typical traffic by time of day for smaller roads as well as major highways. The service already offers public transport directions for national train routes, London Underground, DLR and bus routes.
How do I use my iPhone as an Oyster card?
You simply swipe your card at the ticket barriers just like an Oyster card. If you are not familiar with Oyster, please read the Oyster card page to bring you up to speed. You can add supported payment cards to Apple Pay and then use your iPhone or Apple Watch to make contactless payments.
Do phones work on the tube?
Your phone should automatically search for and connect to the mobile connectivity signal as if you were above ground. Customers of EE, Three Mobile and O2 can still connect to the London Underground public Wi-Fi system.
Which mobile network works on the tube?
All mobile operators will be able to access the London Underground WiFi, as well as BAI’s neutral host mobile network, which can also be made available to the Emergency Services Network (ESN). The infrastructure will also be 5G-ready, allowing upgrades in the future.
How do I get around the London app?
These are the best apps to help you travel around London
- Google Maps. Ok, it may be an obvious choice, but Google Maps is the king of travel apps.
- Transport for London Oyster.
- UK Bus checker.
- Tube Map.
- Santander Cycles.
- Ofo and Mobike.
- Uber/Gett/Addison Lee/MyTaxi.
Can I use Apple Pay for London Tube?
You can use Apple Pay to pay as you go across all Transport for London services, including the Underground, buses and trams. Paying for journeys is easy using Apple Pay and works the same as using a contactless card. You just need to touch in at the start of your journey and touch out at the end on yellow card readers.
Can I add Oyster to Apple Wallet?
You can’t currently add Oyster photocards to this app. You can’t currently buy discounted tickets through the app. For security reasons the TfL Oyster and contactless app is not supported on jailbroken devices.
Can you use your iPhone as an Oyster card?
TfL has launched its own official smartphone app, for checking Oyster card balances. The new app enables iPhone and Android smartphone owners to use their phone to add pay as you go credit or Travelcards to their Oyster card.
Can you use Apple Pay for London Tube?
Why is there no Wi-Fi in the tube?
London’s Tube tunnels twist and turn, so any Wi-Fi radio waves would not be able to penetrate walls or go around corners.
Can I use my phone on London Underground?
Mobile payments Using a mobile payment to pay as you go is the same as using a contactless card. You can make mobile payments with devices such as phones, watches, key fobs, stickers or wristbands. You can use different mobile payments to travel on our transport services: Apple Pay.
Can you use your phone for the tube?
Using a mobile payment to pay as you go is the same as using a contactless card. You can make mobile payments with devices such as phones, watches, key fobs, stickers or wristbands. You can use different mobile payments to travel on our transport services: Apple Pay.
Can I add Oyster to Apple wallet?
What is the best Tube app?
Top 10 Free London Transport Apps
- #1 Citymapper. Citymapper.
- #4 London Transport Planner. London Transport Planner.
- #7 Tube Map Live. Tube Map Live.
- #8 Santander Cycles. Santander Cycles app.
- #9 National Rail Enquiries. National Rail Enquiries android.
Can I use my iPhone on the tube?
Can I use my iPhone as an Oyster card?
You can now tap your iPhone just like an Oyster card on the London Underground and London buses.